The Women's March on Versailles

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The Women's March on Versailles

Post by jukido on Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:39 pm

The Women's March on Versailles, also known as The October March, The Bread March of Women or simply The March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution.[1][2] The march began on 5 October 1789, with women of the market places of Paris demonstrating for lower bread prices. With a variety of allies, the mostly female crowd moved to the royal residence at Versailles where they made their demands to the King and Queen

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